On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1952

Historical Events

  • Dutch government refuses New Guinea (West-Irian)

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Hoey, American poet and novelist
  • Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead, 1979-90), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1990)
  • Patti Davis [Patricia Ann Reagan], singer/actress/writer, Ronald and Nancy's daughter
1952 Highlights

About October 21, 1952

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra